Jaunt XR announced the acquisition of its software, technology, and certain other assets by Verizon Communications Inc for an undisclosed amount.
Jaunt has raised over $100 million in venture funding from Disney, Google’s venture arm GV, Evolution Media Partners, CMC, Highland Capital Partners, and RedPoint Ventures.
Jaunt XR is a leader in the immersive industry with a focus on the scalable creation and distribution of volumetric video of humans.
“We are thrilled with Verizon’s acquisition of Jaunt’s technology,” said Mitzi Reaugh, President & CEO of Jaunt XR. “The Jaunt team has built leading-edge software and we are excited for its next chapter with Verizon.”
Jaunt will be assisting Verizon with the transition of select portions of the software and technology for a brief period of time.